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PowerPoint Quick Access Toolbar Trick

As video creators using PowerPoint, one of the things I LOVE to do is use some of the new PowerPoint video templates coming out in recent years. Not lame & boring “corporate” and traditional slide decks but ones that are really pushing the visual and animation capabilities of PowerPoint. You’ve seen me review and recommend…

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FREE Levidio v5 PowerPoint Video Template

  OK…it’s official! I REALLY like the Levidio v5 PowerPoint Video & Resource Package! Check it all out with my bonuses HERE ==> LEVIDIO V5 POWERPOINT TEMPLATES But here’s something pretty cool: I talked the guys at RootPixel (the Levidio creators) into giving us a FREE TEMPLATE to play with! ==> CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD…

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Levidio v5 PowerPoint Templates Review

PowerPoint! I love it! And not just because I’ve been using it since before it shipped to the public (as a Microsoft engineer in the early 90’s) but because it is an excellent tool for creating visual video content. And what I REALLY love is that there are now lots of templates being created that…

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How To Modify PowerPoint Video Templates

WOW…there a a bunch of new PowerPoint video templates from some really talented designers like Instavid and RootPixel coming out lately! Complex and intricate animations and stunning special effects that will leave you asking, “This is PowerPoint??” Check out == > Magic Video 3.0 PowerPoint Templates (with BONUSES!) But how do you take the template…

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PowerPoint Effects That Bring Text To Life

PowerPoint is one of our favorite video content and graphics creation tools! Here are two really sweet little known effects that are super easy you can use to (literally) help bring simple text to life – at least visually: This trick uses the PowerPoint “Subtract” Merge feature to insert a picture inside of text. Did…

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Wizard Design Pro Review

  This week, I’m reviewing a bundle of design elements for PowerPoint called Wizard Design Pro. Check them out HERE: Wizard Design Pro. Let’s start off with a freebie to get our feet wet with these from the developer Arif  Chandra: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD ==> FREE TEMPLATE Next, let’s dispense with the usual hype & nonsense of…

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PowerPoint “Storyboard” Add-in

PowerPoint Storyboard is an add-in created for software developers to be able to use the graphics capabilities of PowerPoint to “mock up” what an app should look & feel like. It’s actually part of the Visual Studio development environment and helps teams of programmers all be on the same page as to what they are…

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How To Use PowerPoint Transitions as Animations

A LOT of folks work WAY too hard trying to get elements in their PowerPoint slide content to EXIT. Instead of adding a whole bunch of Exit Animations on a slide…try this little technique: Using PowerPoint Transitions to perform exit animations is super quick & easy and beautifully effective WITHOUT all the work and frustration…

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How to Create a Parallax Effect in PowerPoint

You’ve probably seen WordPress and other websites lately that have a very slick-looking effect when you scroll down a page where a “background” image seems to lag the scrolling of other elements on the page. This is called a “Parallax” Effect. Technically, a parallax effect is a trick on the eyes where as the viewpoint…

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Free Levidio Transition Effect for Camtasia

Here’s a quick tutorial on using Levidio PowerPoint Templates and a way to leverage some of the sweet visual assets into components you can add to your Camtasia Library. I love templates like this but there are some issues with how they are constructed (when it comes to creating videos with them). You just needs…

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